Xihong Lin Joins TAG on COVID-19 Mortality Assessment

Professor Xihong Lin will serve on the WHO and UN DESA Technical Advisory Group on COVID-19 Mortality Assessment. “In the context of the collaboration between the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations … Continue reading “Xihong Lin Joins TAG on COVID-19 Mortality Assessment”

Career Development Series News

A very big thank you to our special guests Meredith Regan ScD ’98 (DFCI and HMS), Tanayott (Tony) Thaweethai PhD ’20 (MGH and HMS), Christine Ulysse SM ‘17 (MGH), Steven Staffa SM ’16 (BCH), and Nathan Hall SM ’18 (MEE) … Continue reading “Career Development Series News”

New Adjunct Faculty: Interview with Aaron Foster

The Department is extremely pleased to welcome four distinguished colleagues– Scarlett Bellamy, Aaron Foster, DeJuran Richardson and Alisa Stephens– who will join our adjunct faculty and provide career mentorship for students and junior faculty … Continue reading “New Adjunct Faculty: Interview with Aaron Foster”

Yige Li Receives ASA Student Paper Award

Congratulations to PhD student Yige Li who recently received a 2021 Student Paper Award from the ASA Section on Health Policy Statistics for her paper on Effectiveness of Localized Lockdowns in the COVID-19 Pandemic. The paper is co-authored … Continue reading “Yige Li Receives ASA Student Paper Award”

Addressing Attitudes & Science Mistrust During COVID-19 – 1/28

The NIH Community Engagement Alliance, National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Research Mentoring Network (NRMR) will host a webinar on Addressing Attitudes & Science Mistrust During the COVID-19 Pandemic at 12:30-2:30 on Thursday, January … Continue reading “Addressing Attitudes & Science Mistrust During COVID-19 – 1/28”

DFCI Data Science Zoominar: Vaccine Prioritization Strategies – 1/26

A conversation with Daniel Larremore Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science at University of Colorado-Boulder and BioFrontiers Institute and Kate Bubar Student, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado-Boulder Moderator: Rafael … Continue reading “DFCI Data Science Zoominar: Vaccine Prioritization Strategies – 1/26”

COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science Webinar Series

We are very pleased to announce the COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science webinar series, which is co-organized by seven statistical societies and organizations, including the Committee of the Presidents of Statistical … Continue reading “COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science Webinar Series”

COVID-19 Survey Aims to Understand Pandemic’s Impact on Grad Students

A group of students and researchers led by Professor Xihong Lin have been working on a survey for graduate students to assess the effects of COVID-19 on the graduate community and to allow … Continue reading “COVID-19 Survey Aims to Understand Pandemic’s Impact on Grad Students”